COMM ARTS FACULTY ASSOCIATE: BOOTS ON THE GROUND
Cary Taylor, long-time Faculty Associate in the Department of Communication Arts, is currently deployed to Afghanistan to serve in her capacity as a Senior Chief in the US Navy. However, you may have caught a glimpse of her on inauguration day as she was one of twenty service people to be chosen to watch the events of the from Afghanistan with a live feed for use by US broadcasters.
UWF DOWNTOWN TO HOST THIRD LECTURE FEATURING THEATRE PROFESSOR
Glenn Avery Breed (Theatre) will be the guest speaker for the upcoming UWF Downtown: A Lecture Series Honoring the Arts and Humanities event. UWF Downtown will take place on Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Pensacola Little Theatre. Refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m., followed by a costume display and Breed's lecture, "How Clothes Made the Man: My Life in Costuming" at 6 p.m.
Jim Jipson (Art) currently has a show entitled "Related Alternatives" running in Deland, FL at the Museum of Florida Art. The show will be running until November 25th. Jipson also gave a talk in the Museum's "Gallery Talk and Tour Series" in relation to the show.
COMM ARTS PROFESSOR TO CO-AUTHOR BEST SELLER
Communication Arts Professor Dr. Athena Du Pre' joins founding authors Ron Adler and George Rodman as an author of the 12th edition of Understanding Human Communications. This book has the distinction of being an all-time best-seller in the field of communication. This endeavor is in addition to Dr. du Pre's new edition of Communicating about Health (which happens to be the best selling text in health communication).
MUSIC MAKING WITH THE MASTERS
Dr. Leonid Yanovskiy, violin, recently was part of three different concerts in the Washington Square Music Festival in New York City. The New York Times and International Herald Tribune both sang their praises for the events. In his review "Echoes of Vienna and Byron", Allan Kozinn of the Times wrote: "...a luminous performance; a sumptuous, vibrato-rich tone and a kind of energy that made the fast movements dance."
CHARLES HOUGHTON: OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
Charles Hougton (Theatre) was the recipient of the 2012 Outstanding Contribution to Florida's College and University Theatre Award from the Florida Theatre Conference. This award was the result of peer nomination and a vote by theatrical peers around Florida in recognition of his significant contributions to the theatrical arts in higher education in the state.
PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENTS WIN PRESTIGIOUS AWARD
The Florida Public Relations Association awarded UWF students the 2012 Award of Distinction for their campaign for the Pensacola Museum of Art. Eight students from the Public Relations Campaigns class accepted the award in St. Augustine, FL on August 7. Class members include: Ashley Breihan, Marian Bryan, Kristy Coleman, Abby Eller, Adam Faircloth, Katy Hebebrand, Carson Howton, Patrick Hairiston, Arianna Maggard, and Hannah Shouppe.
MUSIC FACULTY RECEIVE UNIVERSITY HONORS
Sheila Murphy was named the CAS 2012 Distinguished Teacher of the Year by SGA.
Hedi Salanki-Rubardt was named a Distinguished University Professor this year, a great honor.